Ronald Ellis Hansen, 84, Greeencastle, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
He was born July 4, 1934 in Michigan to Irving and Esther Denman Hansen.
Ron is survived by his wife, Jane Hansen; daughters Carolyn Sue Miller (David) and Rhonda Brotherton (Chris); grandchildren Renee Hansen Curtis (Brent), Amanda Morlan Hubbard (Joe), Christopher Hansen, David Clay, Whitney Brotherton and Luke Brotherton. Also, three great-grandchildren, Samantha Giles, Blake Giles, and Tyler Giles, and brothers Bill Hansen (Joanna) and Richard Hansen (Nancye).
He was receded in death by his parents, sister Beverly Hansen Webb, and sons Rick and Don Hansen.
Ron and his wife were the original owners of Putnam Inn in Greencastle.
Ron was a member of Temple Lodge 47, Murat Shrine, Putnam County Shrine Club, Sons of the American Legion, VFW Auxiliary, Moose Lodge 1592, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Quails Forever.
Ron enjoyed spending time with his family along with fishing, hunting and weekly outings with his dog, Willie, and their buddies.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, immediate family, and Jane’s family, the Greens.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shriners Hospital or Putnam County Humane Society.